We have lots of personality…
MOSAIC Catering + Events is a full-service, one-stop-shop for all your events, catering, design, rentals, and lighting needs. Our team is an eclectic mix of individuals from every area of the hospitality industry. We’re a mix of designers, thinkers, makers, creators, artists, marketers, illumineers, engineers, and techies.
Senior Catering Sales + Event Producer
Michael Routzahn brings out the personality of an event, making it come to life with his thoughtful and elevated design. Helping introduce MOSAIC to Charleston in 2009, and the Warren Room in historic Charleston in 2015, he believes that every great event evolves from two factors: the relationship with the client and the power of creativity. He is known for his wedding, boutique, and large-scale events across the Southeast. He’s also passionate about the area’s charitable causes and enjoys his rescue dogs.
Senior Catering Sales + Event Producer
Rachel is your personal go-to gal regarding all the details of your event whether it be a corporate event or your big day! She has a great passion for events as well as her clients and continually exceeds their expectations. Rachel has been in the catering industry for the last 20 years and has become an integral part of Mosaic; teaching new team members everything they need to know about the industry. In her spare time Rachel, her husband, and her daughter enjoy going on what they call “adventures” exploring Virginia and going to theme parks. Their current favorites are Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.
Catering Sales + Event Producer
Caitlin comes to us with a decade of industry experience. She spent 7 years in marketing, working with Fortune 500 companies such as Target, Taco Bell, and Blue Buffalo to produce and execute large-scale promotional events nationwide. Wanting to be closer to family, she moved to Charlottesville to work for Orpha Events where she focused on boutique and high-end special events. Up for anything whether it’s a showstopping wedding, a rousing fundraiser for non-profits, or facilitating corporate engagements Caitlin is your event chameleon. Her passion for helping clients create truly fantastic experiences for their guests translates into her work, and she finds nothing more satisfying than knowing her services made her clients’ day better.
Catering Sales + Event Producer
Though new to Mosaic Rachel is a veteran of the event scene. From Austin to New York City, Rachel has worked in marketing, client relations, and event production. She has worked with Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH), South by Southwest for Vevo, Vimeo, Ray Ban and Pepsi during her career. But don’t let her brand-name success fool you; Rachel is the queen of time management, and she always makes time for the important things in her life: family, the local restaurant scene, tennis, and supporting her Alma Mater, Ole Miss.
Catering Sales + Event Producer + Social Media Marketing
Emily Mack has a genuine passion for creating unique and memorable experiences for her clients. Her goal is always to put the client’s mind at ease and works diligently to make sure that their vision for the event will be fulfilled. She loves her job because each event offers an opportunity to express her ingenuity; Emily’s displays are as delectable as the food itself. Event design is her specialty, and nothing is more rewarding to her than seeing guests’ reactions when they walk in and see the space. She spends her free time hanging out with her pup, enjoying various restaurants and bars in RVA, relaxing by the river, and learning about Richmond’s extensive history.
Catering + Event Apprentice
New to the industry, Leah Meneau brings her love for organization and helping others to MOSAIC. She has proved time and time again to be able to keep up in this fast paced industry which has been aided by her past planning experiences. A quick study, Leah is able to adapt to any situation at a moment’s notice with a meticulous grace and unrivaled panache. When not working, Leah can be found with her cat, Minnie, cooking, or reading.
Catering Executive Chef
Ian McGrory grew up in New Jersey restaurants and speakeasies drinking Cherry Coke and Shirley Temples in the alongside his mother, the manager of exclusive hotel restaurants and private country clubs. She introduced Ian to fine food, fine manners, and most importantly fine peers from around the planet that taught him about cooking and the importance of a good meal. Ian has never looked back as he continues to please guests with meals that mean as much to him in preparation as they do to his guest’s enjoyment.
Express Catering Manager
Katrina T. Mazyck is no stranger to the hospitality industry. She has over 26 years of experience – 6 of which she gathered serving in the Virginia Army National Guard as a culinary specialist. Katrina is a proud graduate of Virginia State University and Johnson & Wales University (Charleston). If she’s not running this way and that delivering smiles and satisfying meals, you can be sure find Katrina in her kitchen working on new recipes to wow her family and friends.
Production Coordinator + Tech Producer
Sarah Vitek has been making magic moments since 2016 when she interned at Walt Disney World to study innovation and design. She began her professional career in 2019 after graduating from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. From operas in Norfolk to hard rock headliners in Charlottesville, Sarah has set the stage for some of Virginia’s largest acts. She believes there is no better feeling than the applause of an audience at the end of a show and strives for every event to be impactful no matter the size. When she is not designing or calculating logistics, she is either at home herding her two cats, Tyrion (T) and Daenerys (Dany), catching up on the latest TV shows/movies, or traveling to see her family.
The man, the myth, the Frankie. Frankie Duprey is, and always has been, a hands on kind of guy. His career started in construction, and later on he found his love for cooking. Where he really thrives, however, is in the workshop. Amongst his many talents, Frankie has an unrivaled ability to see a sketch on paper and recreate it with two by fours, duct tape, and elbow grease. When not making the fantasy into reality, Frankie enjoys being in nature, fishing, rock climbing and camping.
Billy Wallace is the Peanut Butter in your PB&J, holding all event ingredients together, and keeping our classic style timeless. He is the every man working on all fronts: staffing, logistics, event production, menu planning, and design. Billy comes to MOSAIC with an extensive event background, having produced large and small-scale events nationally and locally. Billy is known locally for his dedication to the live music scene and has helped many local venues produce events with storied successes. When not helping others manifest great times, Billy enjoys a quiet life of gardening at home and camping throughout VA’s rivers and mountains.
Director of Operations
Jeremy Bitner is the epitome of ‘a people person.’ The opportunity to meet and interact with a variety of people gets him out of the bed each morning; the unmatched satisfaction of guiding a team in executing flawless events is his daily motivation. Jeremy is driven to succeed in order to devote time off with his wife and daughters. When he’s not chasing his escape artist puggle, Frisco Banks, you can find him paddle boarding on the many Virginia waterways or sifting through vinyl in some of his favorite record stores.
Sage Nuñez has always been passionate about food, wine, and ensuring everyone has a good time. Originally a Sommelier from Denver, CO, they enjoy spending their time making connections and exploring the city. Being new to Richmond, they are always open to new suggestions for vineyards, venues, and hiking trails. Sage is an avid volunteer and loves to see other people succeed. In their down time, Sage can be found playing Dungeons & Dragons, weightlifting, and playing volleyball with Stonewall Sports League.
Accounting + Administration
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Mandie Tinsley is happy when it all adds up. The number-crunching got serious when she was a Pirate, studying managerial finance at East Carolina University. She took things step-by-step at MOSAIC, waiting tables in high school, becoming an assistant general manager, then finding her calling by keeping things straight in accounting. But this Pirate’s treasure isn’t hidden away. It’s her family, her friends, and her two fur babies. Happiness multiplied.
Front Desk Coordinator
Kristin Riccio may be new to the professional event scene, but she’s no stranger to linking together many moving parts. Kristin brings with her a lifetime of experience in what she calls controlling chaos. Whether directing Vacation Bible School at her church or wrangling little league softball players as team mom, she knows that coffee is mandatory and you have to go with the flow and not take life too seriously. Kristin has spent the last decade and a half working with children and adults with Autism and other disabilities, but was ready to try something new. When She isn’t answering the phones or directing traffic here at Mosaic, she can be found hanging with her family. They love live music, being outside as much as possible and sneaking away to North Myrtle Beach every chance they can.
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Mike Holland is no bark and all bite. His creativity does the talking, honed by decades of experience that give him grace under pressure. He is the event whisperer, coaxing the best from his team, meeting needs before they’re noticed, spinning the impossible into reality. Mike’s love for the environment spurred him to make MOSAIC a certified green business. His love for animals led him to co-found the nonprofit FETCH a Cure, which helps care for pets undergoing cancer treatment. He’s inspired by design, teamwork, travel, and adventure. And if there’s any bark to be found it’s an approving one, from Hank and Zoey, the Jack Russell Terriers by his side. → Email Mike
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Laurette Garlitz loves watching weddings unfold, gets her spirits boosted by a good country song, and believes in the power of three. Three children, three grandchildren, and the three hospitality experts who started MOSAIC back in 1993. She, Mike Holland, and Steven Niketas became a trio that bonded over memorable, comfortable, well-executed events — and scores of peer and customer accolades. Their business blossomed and they made magic happen. About the only thing Laurette can’t produce is a stranger. She just doesn’t believe they exist.
CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA Steven Niketas realized long ago that the journey is the destination. He helps his clients get in the same frame of mind, creating events that take guests along for the ride. He is fascinated by innovation in design, charged up by technology and respects the best of classic business practices. He is constantly moving forward, enjoying his family, friends, and dogs.